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Stated Meeting: Council Tries to Plug Some leaks

Oct 14, 2010

Photo (cc) petar_c Need a plumber? Call the City Council. The City Council plugged some leaks Wednesday by approving a package of legislation aimed at conserving the city's water supply. The bills will


The Man Who Beat Espada

Sep 15, 2010

Gustavo Rivera addresses his supporters following his primary victory It's quiet at the Riverdale diner. Gustavo Rivera and three of his staffers sit at the back of the dining room against


Paladino, Schneiderman Win, Espada Doesn't

Sep 15, 2010

Photo by New York City Board of Elections (For a list of all primary winners and losers in New York City, go to our primary election results.) The Tea Party arrived in


Voting Results -- 2010 Primary

Sep 15, 2010

  (For more on the 2010 primary, see our story on who New Yorkers voted for and the new way they voted. And for an report from the Bronx, site of


Experience Shapes Race in Inwood

Sep 09, 2010

Photo (cc) Courtney Gross Guillermo Linares, the former City Council member and city immigration commissioner, stood at the corner of Dyckman and Broadway in Inwood last week, glad-handing commuters climbing up